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Guide to the George Kresal Letter and Newspaper Clipping MSS.3359

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-05-20T16:27-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

George Kresal Letter and Newspaper Clipping

Unit ID:

MSS.3359

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (one letter, one envelope, one clipping)

Dates:

1946 February 11

Abstract:

One letter written from George Kresal, stationed at a naval base in Apra Harbor, Guam, to his parents in Omro, Wisconsin. He wrote of daily life on base and service in the honor guard for the departure of Admiral George Murray.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

George Kresal Letter and Newspaper Clipping, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Kendal Spires, 2011

Biographical/Historical note

George E. Kresal was born in 1927 and served in the U. S. Navy following World War II. He lived in Omro, Wisconsin.

Scope and Contents note

this collection contains one letter written from George Kresal to his parents while he served with the United States Navy in Guam. He wrote of his daily life on the base in Apra Harbor. He also mentioned various news from his hometown and described being in the honor guard for the departure of Vice Admiral George D. Murray. The collection also contains a newspaper clipping related to Murray's replacement by Rear Admiral Charles Alan Powell.

George Kresal Letter Box SC0074 Folder 3359.01